Technology related abstracts that are accepted for presentation at the ASA Annual Meeting may also be appropriate for preview at the STA Annual Meeting. Abstracts featuring new work are strongly encouraged. Abstract awards are given for Best Clinical Application, Excellence in Technology, Best of Show and Honorable Mention.


Abstract Submissions are now closed. Thank you to all who submitted for the 2021 Annual Meeting!


Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts may not have been published previously.
  • Abstracts should be brief, typically less than 600 words.
  • Submit a Microsoft Word document in suggested format (CLICK HERE for formatting guidelines).
  • Limited to one page with embedded graphics.
  • Submitted via the internet using the online submission form.
  • Abstracts are peer-reviewed according to the following criteria: originality, importance, methods, analysis, results, conclusions, general interest and writing quality.
  • Authors will be notified of review decision via email.

All abstract presentations will be pre-recorded and provided on the STA website as asynchronous content, available for viewing at each attendee's convenience. The three award-winning abstracts: Excellence in Technology, Best Clinical Application, and Best of Show, will be presented in 15 minute sessions. All other accepted abstracts will be presented in one minute pre-recorded posters-in-a-minute sessions.